A candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party has emerged winner of the bye-election conducted in Zamfara state.
The Independent and National Electoral Commission has declared the People Democratic Party (PDP) winner of the Bakura constituency bye-election of Zamfara State.
INEC declared Ibrahim Tukur winner on Wednesday, four days after the election was conducted in the north-central state.
INEC Returning Officer for the supplementary election, Professor Tanko Yahaya made the announcement, adding that the PDP candidate polled 23,874 polls to defeat his close rival, Bello Dankande of the All Progressives Congress APC who scored 16, 546 votes.
Earlier, the electoral umpire had declared the election inconclusive, noting that the results of 14 polling units in Bakura ward had been cancelled.
The affected units according to Professor Magawata have a total number of 11,429 votes.